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export AD user attributes powershell

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I have a CSV file with usernames, the field heading is samaccountname

I would like to be able to read in this CSV and export AD attributes to another CSV
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by:Enphyniti
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Which AD attributes are you trying to export?
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by:cmatchett
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samaccountname, OfficePhone
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by:becraig
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import-module ac*
import-csv c:\file.csv | %  {$user = $_.samaccountname; Get-Aduser | select (whaevet objects you need) | export-csv c:\results.csv -nti}

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Since I am not sure what attributes you are after here is a list:

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/12037.active-directory-get-aduser-default-and-extended-properties.aspx
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by:cmatchett
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becraig, i am getting


cmdlet Get-ADUser at command pipeline position 1
Supply values for the following parameters:
(Type !? for Help.)
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This should work:

import-module ac*
import-csv c:\file.csv | %  {$user = $_.samaccountname; Get-Aduser -identity $user -properties * | select  Officephone, samaccountname | export-csv c:\result.csv -nti

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Missing an ending brace "}" it was set to overwrite the CSV with each user
$users = import-csv c:\file.csv | % {$user = $_.samaccountname; Get-Aduser -identity $user -properties * | select  SamAccountName,Officephone} | export-csv c:\result.csv -nti

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by:becraig
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Thanks Joshua, did this on the phone, so no validation :~(
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by:cmatchett
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great work.  love experts exchange.
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by:Joshua Grantom
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its alright. Also, is OfficePhone a valid attribute?

Usually there is just

telephoneNumber, mobile, otherTelephone, facsimileTelephoneNumber, homePhone, ipPhone, otherPager, otherMobile, otheripPhone, otherHomephone, and otherFacsimileTelephoneNumber...

Unless its an added attribute from exchange.

Also, if you could give credit to becraig, I just added a brace. At least give him most of it.
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by:becraig
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It is one of the extended properties, I think i provided a link in the first post that covers this.
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by:cmatchett
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sorry, what i meant to do was select multiple answers and select craigs as the best.

Yes officephone is the telephone attribute.

How can i undo my points scoring?  Can you go to a moderator and ask them to do it?
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by:becraig
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You can just file a request for attention, though I am ok to split the points.
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request for attention filed
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great work
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